Esparragalejo Dam

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Esparragalejo Dam
Location Badajoz province, Extremadura, Spain
Coordinates 38°56′55.5″N 6°26′18″W / 38.948750°N 6.43833°W / 38.948750; -6.43833 (Esparragalejo Dam)Coordinates: 38°56′55.5″N 6°26′18″W / 38.948750°N 6.43833°W / 38.948750; -6.43833 (Esparragalejo Dam)
Opening date 1st century
Dam and spillways
Impounds Albucia (Guadiana basin)
Height 5.6 m
Length 320.0 m
Width (base) 2.2 m

The Esparragalejo Dam was a Roman multiple arch buttress dam at Esparragalejo, Badajoz province, Extremadura, Spain. Dating to the 1st century AD, it is the earliest known dam of its kind.[1]

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